“Helmet design has become more sophisticated, yet still a lot of athletes are getting concussions,” says Dr. David Pearsall, Co-Director of the McGill Ice Hockey Research Group and an expert in biomechanics. “The question remains: what are we missing in term of helmet testing measures?” See the complete story in the McGill Reporter.
Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health: A conversation and Q&A with Dr. Walter Willett, 2013 winner.
Dr. Walter C. Willett, Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health and one of the world's most influential nutritionists, will discuss some of his eye-opening research on the links between nutrition and disease, and share insight into how small changes to our diets can lead to big improvements in the quality of our lives.
Safer Spaces Workshop: Understanding Discrimination: frameworks and first steps for implementing equity in professional practice
Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination. During this session, participants will examine ways that unconscious or unintended bias can work its way into everyday interactions; they will analyze culture and identity to understand how bias forms, and how it impacts relationships; and they will work through practical scenarios to develop language, responses, and strategies for addressing inequality and subtle bias in the office and classroom settings.
A message from Stuart (Kip) Cobbett, Chair of the Board of Governors, and Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor
On November 7, the Quebec government moved forward with Bill 60, which retains the provision of prohibiting public sector employees from wearing conspicuous religious symbols, dropping the previously proposed exemption for universities and hospitals and substituting a time-limited transition to full implementation.
The Faculty of Education looks forward to welcoming you to McGill University's Open House on Sunday, October 27, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
3700 McTavish Street
Life as a McGill Education student
This workshop will help you navigate your next field experience! We’ll look at common issues that could negatively impact the success of your field experience and how you can prepare now. Learn about professional and ethical interpersonal communication, working with people who have different approaches, the role of time management, and how to get the most out of your field experience support network.
For students in U0, U1, U2 and U3.
Are you interested in exploring alternatives to classroom teaching?
If so, come and meet dynamic professionals who are working in alternative areas of education
Spaces are limited
R.S.V.P. by Friday, October 11, 2013
Refreshments will be served
Who we are, what we do for teachers, and what you need to know before you start your career
(Open to everyone)
Refreshments will be served
A perfect opportunity to ask questions about contracts, rights, benefits, and what your future union can do for you!
This workshop is designed and delivered by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).
This workshop is based on the Safe Spaces workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.